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Auburn First Tuition Waiver

Auburn University is committed to ensuring an Auburn education remains affordable and accessible to Alabama’s best and brightest. Students benefit from dual enrollment, but we realize that cost can be a prohibitive factor. The Auburn First tuition waiver makes dual enrollment a possibility for Alabama residents with demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and financial need.

Qualify for an Auburn First tuition waiver when you are:

  • Admitted to Auburn First

  • An Alabama resident

  • Demonstrate a financial need by qualifying for free or reduced lunch

Securing a Waiver

  • Step 1: Submit an Auburn First Application

  • Step 2: Select Application Fee Waiver and complete the Application Fee Waiver Form

  • Step 3: Once accepted into the Auburn First program, a member of the Auburn First team will verify your information

  • Step 4: Start earning college credit


  • Who is eligible for an Auburn First Tuition waiver?

    • Residents attending an Alabama high school

    • Meets the admissions requirements for Auburn First

    • Demonstrates a financial need by qualifying for free or reduced lunch

  • How can I request an Auburn First tuition waiver?

    Select Application Fee Waiver on your Auburn First Application. Applicants requesting a fee waiver must provide documentation to ensure you are eligible. Once you are fully admitted into Auburn First your information will be verified.

  • What will the waiver cover?

    A waiver will waive the tuition for approved Auburn First courses. Additional course materials, such as textbooks and online proctoring fees, are not covered.

  • How long does my waiver status last?

    The waiver status remains active throughout the academic year as the student remains eligible and enrolled in Auburn First.

  • Can my waiver status be renewed?

    Students remain eligible for tuition waiver status as long as they remain eligible to participate and stay enrolled in the Auburn First program and continue to qualify for free or reduced lunch.

  • Are there limits on what classes I can take or how many?

    The tuition waiver waives tuition up to 24 credit hours of coursework in approved Auburn First courses.

Last updated: September 29, 2021